immune serum globulin n.
A sterile solution of globulins derived from pooled human blood that contains antibodies that are normally present in the blood of adults, used as a passive immunizing agent against rubella, measles, and hepatitis A and as treatment for hypogammaglobulinemia.
- Immune surveillance
immune surveillance n. See immunological surveillance.
noun, Anatomy. 1. a diffuse, complex network of interacting cells, cell products, and cell-forming tissues that protects the body from pathogens and other foreign substances, destroys infected and malignant cells, and removes cellular debris: the system includes the thymus, spleen, lymph nodes and lymph tissue, stem cells, white blood cells, antibodies, and lymphokines. immune system […]
- Immune thrombocytopenic purpura
immune thrombocytopenic purpura n. See idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.
immunifacient im·mu·ni·fa·cient (ĭ-myōō’nə-fā’shənt) adj. Producing immunity.